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Restaurante Cafe del Oriente

Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8012686
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 - 23:30 Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant welcomes you with very quiet and friendly atmosphere. Very friendly staff who speaks good english, and is very helpful in explaining the mene. We had the grilled lobster and can recommend this highly We also tried the local pudding (the Flan). It was...More

Thank Ståle L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of all the restaurants I have ever had the pleasure to dine at, this was hands down the most high-class experience of my life. The building itself is incredibly beautiful, ornate, and classic. The waitstaff was attentive to every detail of the dining experience; impeccable...More

Thank TLBPsyD
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This is my 5th visit to my favourite high end restaurant in Havana.Our friends treated us to a wonderful dinner in celebration of my 55th birthday.As usual the whole dining experience was superb.The service the menu the food are all what you would expect at...More

Thank bluesmanandrew
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Upscale restaurant in Old Havana. Food was great. Staff professional, but not very friendly. Live band good. I had chicken breast, white rice (not usual rice you get with beans) and garbanzo beans with peppers and zucchini. Flan was incredible.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Relax 5 star restaurant with great people. Add to your list of places to meet people. Friendly staff, with enjoyable music at dinner. Place to interact with locals.

Thank rheelirish
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Superb lunch. Great atmosphere, very relaxing. The restaurant is located on the Plaza de San Francisco in a great location. The interior is exceptionally decorated with a lot of charm. We are particularly pleased with the live music from the pianist, who is really fabulous...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I hardly give 5 starts... but I don’t know where to start or finish with this unbelievable experience. Quality of the food, service, ambiance, decor, amazing! It’s a must if you visit Cuba. Dinner for 2 with 3 dishes per person, 2 cocktails, bottle of...More

1  Thank FrankTastic_Traveler
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had been on a tour of the city most of the day and we were starving by the time we got back to the terminal, This very nice, upscale restaurant was a welcome sight. The place is freshly updated with a friendly staff. Their...More

Thank TheSandyCrab
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Right on the San Francisco square in the heart of Havana we found this great cafe that was much more upscale than we were dressed but they welcomed us in and we dined to a three piece combo playing all the great David Foster and...More

Thank Freestylefoodie
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We held our last night celebration at the restaurant - for 80 people. It was LOVELY. We had a wonderful time. The food was delicious. The waitstaff attentive. The musicians were great. They accomodated our special requests and took great care of us. Highly recommend.

Thank KShawnT
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Delia H
30 December 2016|
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Response from Cubanoboy | Reviewed this property |
For appetizers they have; Cream of Vegetable Soup & traditional Gazpacho. They do have a Porcini Pasta on the menu. All these items are on the menu. As far as main courses go, it's meat, poultry or fish, no designated... More
Darlene H
19 January 2015|
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Response from Cafe O | Property representative |
Cafe del Oriente y Jardin del Oriente son dos instalaciones completamente diferentes pero bajo una misma administracion. Consideramos que las pertenencias personales son responsabilidad de cada cual y mucho mas en un area al... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oficios # 112 | entre Amargura y Lamparilla, La Habana Vieja, Havana 10100, Cuba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Ciudad de la Habana Province  >  Havana
  • Phone Number: +53 7 8012686
  • E-mail
Cuban gourmet restaurant, with author cuisine, located at San Francisco Square, in Old Havana. A wide variety of Cuban cocktails and international beverages. Trolley services.
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